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BAOA, INC. ACQUIRES NEW SOFTWARE PUBLISHING AND DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS; FOUR NEW PRODUCTS FILL BAOA PIPELINE

SAN DIEGO, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- BAOA, Inc. (NNOTC: BAOA) announced today that it has acquired the rights to publish and market three interactive computer software products and a new casino board game. The new games complement BAOA's existing game concept and significantly expand the company's revenue potential. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

"Acquiring these products positions BAOA for long-term growth and satisfies a product diversification strategy that reduces market risk and maximizes returns for BAOA's shareholders," said William "Tank" Black, BAOA president and director. "In addition, these acquisitions allow BAOA to effectively move into the computer entertainment marketplace, which is a multibillion dollar market opportunity."

Under terms of the agreement BAOA has acquired the publishing and marketing rights to the following products:

1. "Learn to Type" -- An educational software product which enables users to test their typing speed and accuracy.

2. "Body Illustrated" -- Teaches users to recognize, identify and pronounce hundreds of anatomical parts of the human body through the use of educational exercises and an On-line Encyclopedia.

3. "Beat the House" -- The ultimate computer casino tutor and simulator. The game was developed with the support of world famous gambler, Avery Cardoza, and is currently being published by Interplay Productions. "Beat The House" is currently the best selling casino software game in the marketplace.

4. "King of the Strip" -- An exciting and innovative Las Vegas style board game which challenges players to win games-of-chance. The game cross promotes real Las Vegas hotel and casino establishments, showcasing over twenty major Las Vegas casinos and contains travel vouchers, bonus coupons and a gaming tip book for real Las Vegas casinos.

"The addition of these games to our product pipeline represents another step in our long-term plan to build a diversified, profitable business," said Michael Knox, vice president of software development. "We intend to become an industry leader by bringing an array of novel, innovative game concepts to the marketplace on media that meets the markets' needs ... whether it's board games, CD-ROMs or interactive Internet games."

BAOA is a leader in developing and distributing creative and innovative educational games for individuals of all ages. The Company's first game concept, Black Americans of Achievement "The Game," is designed to provide insight into the contributions of African Americans throughout American history.
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